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Updated May 24, 2023

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Girl name origins & meanings

  • Spanish : Of the Sea 
  • Latin: Related to the god Mars 

What Does Mariana Mean and Stand For? 

The name Mariana means both "of the sea" and "related to the god Mars." The name of often associated with the Mariana Trench, the deepest part of Earth's oceans. 

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Boy name origins & meanings

  • Hebrew : Bitter; king-ruler

Boy name variations

How Popular Is The Name Mariana

What Does the Name Mariana Mean? 

Mariana is a girls' name of Spanish origin, meaning "of the sea." It is the female variation of Marian. 

The name Mariana also has Latin roots, deriving from Ancient Rome. In Ancient Rome, the name Mariana comes from the male name Marius, meaning "related to the god Mars." Mars was the Roman god of war, and the counterpart of Greek Ares. 

Mariana has a rich history as the name of many European queens and queen consorts throughout history.

How Popular is the Name Mariana? 

Mariana is the #250 most popular girls' name in the U.S., according to 2021 Social Security Administration data. However, it ranks #4 on 

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Mariana was at its peak popularity in November 2018. 

Popularity of the Name Mariana in the United States

Mariana was searched for most often in the following states: 

  • Hawaii
  • Florida 
  • Texas
  • California
  • Colorado

Famous People Named Mariana and Mariana in Pop Culture 

Mariana was the name of many European queens, including Mariana Victoria of Span, Mariana of Austria, and Mariana Koskull. 

Other famous Mariana's include Colombian tennis player Mariana Duque, Brazilian actress Mariana Ximenes, and Puertro Rican revolutionary Mariana Bracetti. 

The name Mariana is commonly associated with the Mariana Trench, the deepest part of the ocean. 

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